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Please find below the most recent in-depth analysis pieces from CriticalThreats.org.

Update and Assessment: July 27, 2016
By The Editors , July 27, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Update and Assessment: July 20, 2016
By The Editors , July 20, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Yemen Warning: Sana'a Offensive
By Nicholas Jonsson, Bailey Palmer, July 15, 2016

Yemeni military forces loyal to President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi will likely launch an offensive to seize control of the al Houthi-Saleh—controlled capital, Sana’a, in the coming weeks.

Update and Assessment: July 13, 2016
By The Editors , July 13, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

What's in a Name? Putin's Ominous Vision for Russia
By Frederick W. Kagan, FoxNews.com, July 13, 2016

Vladimir Putin famously called the collapse of the Soviet Union the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th Century. The good news is that he isn’t rebuilding the Soviet Union.

2016 Yemen Crisis Situation Report: July 6
By Katherine Zimmerman, July 6, 2016

The Yemeni government and the Saudi-led coalition may be preparing to attack al Houthi-held Sana’a following the breakdown of the UN-led peace process in Kuwait. The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) is exploiting the ongoing conflict to derail the reconstitution of the Yemeni state in major port cities. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is leveraging this tension to develop relationships with local groups and re-establish strongholds in central and southern Yemen.

Update and Assessment: July 6, 2016
By The Editors , July 6, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Update and Assessment: June 29, 2016
By The Editors , June 29, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

AQIM and ISIS in Tunisia: Competing Campaigns
By Jaclyn Stutz, June 28, 2016

ISIS is developing the ability to conduct a low-level insurgency in Tunisia. Its presence in neighboring Algeria and Libya, and now on the ground in Tunisia, strengthens the group.

Update and Assessment: June 22, 2016
By The Editors , June 22, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.